Centre-in-Washington program prepares Blaise Parker ’20 for law school

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics and history double major Blaise Parker ’20 (Old Fort, North Carolina) is taking advantage of the Centre Commitment by interning this semester at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Parker was assigned to the organization’s division known as the “Practice Groups,” where he is

By |2019-03-15T15:44:06+00:00March 15th, 2019|Academics, History, Internships, News, Politics, Pre-Law, Research|

Centre alumni earn teaching certificates through Teach Kentucky program

Centre College is known for sending its graduates to participate in Teach Kentucky, a Louisville-based non-profit committed to facilitating the launch of careers in education. The College has a total of 18 alumni who are currently teaching in the greater-Louisville area through the organization. “At a pragmatic level, we provide the essential connective tissue for

By |2019-03-08T19:37:24+00:00March 8th, 2019|Admission, Athletics, Careers, Commencement, Education, History, News, Study Abroad|

Caroline Pellegrino ’18 pursues nursing at Vanderbilt

In the course of her liberal arts education at Centre College, Caroline Pellegrino ’18 learned that, far from preparing her for precisely one career path, she was given the opportunity and encouragement to pursue coursework in a variety of fields. Such training ensures that liberally educated students, like those who graduate from Centre, are prepared for

By |2019-03-07T20:00:01+00:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med|

Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble exhibit celebrates Centre’s bicentennial

The upper-level Curating Centre art history course has put together an exhibition titled Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble, celebrating Centre College’s bicentennial through artifacts that are not typically seen around campus. The exhibit will be on display in the AEGON Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center until March 29. Assistant Professor of

CentreTerm trip immerses students in Caribbean ecology

Assistant Professors of Biology Mark Galatowitsch and Marie Nydam led a group of 24 Centre College students on a CentreTerm study abroad trip to Belize in January. “Our course taught students about the fundamental concepts of Caribbean ecology by experiencing first-hand different Caribbean ecosystems,” Galatowitsch said. “We also had the opportunity to learn about Belize’s

Students share experiences during CentreTerm 2018 Internship Showcase

A record number of 64 Centre College students interned during CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A total of 71 recently participated in the internship showcase, including the Centre-in-China and Centre-in-Washington, D.C. interns from the

Jon Earle’s recent book finalist for Bethwell A. Ogot Prize of the African Studies Association

A recent book by Centre College’s Assistant Professor of History Jon Earle, titled “Colonial Buganda and the End of Empire: Political Thought and Historical Imagination in Africa,” is a finalist for the Bethwell A. Ogot Prize of the African Studies Association (ASA). Earle’s book was also recently covered in the New Books Network series. The

By |2018-12-17T13:55:45+00:00December 17th, 2018|History, News|

Centre students create brochure with Heart of Danville, Boyle County African-American Historical Society

During Centre College’s month-long Centreterm in January, Allison Putnam ’18 and Kristan Schwartztrauber ’18 created a brochure to highlight nearby monuments to local African-American history, with the help of Amy Frederick, assistant professor of art history and their “Monuments and Memorials” class. The brochure was designed and created to guide visitors to important African-American history

By |2018-05-31T18:48:53+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Community-Based Learning, History, News|

Julia Matthews ’19 and Sarah Holloway ’18 experience field research in Uganda

Centre College students have the opportunity to conduct collaborative research with faculty members during the school year or over the summer. Julia Matthews ’19 and Sarah Holloway ’18, spent three weeks of their summer in Uganda with Assistant Professor of History Jonathon Earle researching the Uganda Railway. The purpose of the trip was to gather information

By |2018-05-24T15:07:48+00:00September 28th, 2017|African Studies, History, News, Research|

New history department podcast aims to make academic subjects more accessible

The course History and Video Games was taught this CentreTerm by Assistant Professor of History John Harney. The course focused how video games tell history, considering such issues as historical accuracy and depictions of race, class, and gender over time." Two Centre College history professors have created a podcast called Centre Trail to discuss topics

By |2018-05-24T15:16:52+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Academics, Campus, History, News|
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